gyromancy

noun
gy·​ro·​man·​cy | \ ˈjīrəˌman(t)sē \
plural -es

Definition of gyromancy

: divination in which one walking in or around a circle falls from dizziness and prognosticates from the place of the fall

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History and Etymology for gyromancy

probably from Middle French gyromancie, from gyro- gyr- + -mancie -mancy

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“Gyromancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gyromancy. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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